Crafting Culinary Delights, Enriching Lives – Join Our Exceptional Team!

Dow Rummel is a non-profit organization located in Sioux Falls, SD and has been the premier life plan community in the area for over 60 years.

OUR VALUES – Dignity, Excellence, Teamwork, Belonging and Growth embody our mission of “Guided by spiritual values, we enrich lives by providing extraordinary senior care.” and serves as the backbone to achieving our success.

THE POSITION

The Licensed Dietary Cooks primary responsibility is to prepare food in adherence to federal, state, and local standards, as well as our established policies and procedures. Working under the guidance of the Dietary Manager, you will ensure the provision of high-quality food service at all times.

HOURS: Monday – Friday, 10 am – 7 pm, with an every other weekend rotation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One (1) year of dietary experience in a hospital, skilled nursing care facility, or related medical setting preferred.
  • Experience with therapeutic diets.
  • Proficiency in cooking a variety of foods in large quantities.
  • Knowledge and experience in IDDSI diet is preferred.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work harmoniously with a diverse team.
  • Familiarity with dietary practices, regulations, and laws related to hospital and nursing home operations.
  • Leadership ability and willingness to learn and incorporate new methods.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review menus and follow recipes to prepare nutritious and appealing meals.
  • Inspect special diet trays for accuracy.
  • Coordinate dietary service with other departments.
  • Work collaboratively with the facility’s dietitian and Certified Dietary Manager.
  • Ensure adherence to safety and sanitation regulations, including Infection Control and Universal Precautions policies.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work in well-lighted/ventilated areas with a warm atmosphere for cooking.
  • Perform tasks such as sitting, standing, bending, lifting, and moving intermittently.
  • Communicate effectively with medical staff, nursing staff, and other department supervisors.
  • Attend and participate in continuing educational programs.

YOUR LIFE AT DOW RUMMEL: 

  • TRAINING:
    • Enjoy fully paid, on-site training with dedicated trainers.
  • HEALTH INSURANCE:
    • Choose from 4 Avera Health policies; Dow Rummel pays over 80% of the Health Insurance Premium. Premiums:  Single: $16.33 — Single + 1: $90.89  — EE + Children: $71.84 – Family: $232.44.
  • RETIREMENT:
    • Benefit from a dollar-for-dollar match up to 4%, with per-paycheck contributions. Build that compound interest until you retire! Full-Time, Part-Time and PRN employees over the age of 18.
  • ON-SITE RESTAURANT:
    • Take advantage of an on-site restaurant, with meal expenses conveniently deducted from your paycheck. – never worry about packing breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
  • PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT:
    • Have scheduled 1×1’s with your leader throughout the year.
    • Collaborate with your leader annually to set three personalized professional goals, ensuring your aspirations are a priority.
    • Dow Rummel is dedicated to fostering an environment where every employee has the opportunity to grow and learn. We are committed to providing the support you need to advance in your career, ensuring you thrive both personally and professionally.
  • EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT:
    • Participate in the DRVP employee engagement committee, The Clover Crew Parkinsons ambassadors committee, the DRVP Olympics Committee or the Safety Committee to advocate for things you are passionate about!
  • EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES:
    • Explore scholarship opportunities for webinars, single courses, certifications, and degrees.
  • COMMUNITY IMPACT:
    • Make a difference by engaging with Project Search Interns from the Sioux Falls School District.
  • ONSITE FITNESS CENTER:
    • Access a free onsite fitness center, complete with a pool and therapy whirlpool.  Add one person to your membership for $10 a month!

Apply Today!

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